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- 1. ignoble (vs. noble), base, mean, meanspirited, currish, contemptible, cowardly#1, fearful, dishonorable#1, dishonourable
- usage: completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
- 2. ignoble, ungentle, untitled, lowborn (vs. noble)
- usage: not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
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